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  • Wall Street flat as Greek debt talks drag on

    Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at Bubba Trading, says U.S stocks have stalled recently due to the Greek crisis and renewed Ukraine tensions, but stock futures suggest that markets now believe a Greece deal is in place.

  • Is QE enough to save Europe?

    At the G-20 summit, Joe Oliver, finance minister of Canada, says that quantitative easing is not enough to fix Europe's problems, and a compromise must be struck in the Greek debt negotiations

  • Russia-Ukraine crisis to weigh on stocks: Pro

    Uwe Parpart, managing director & head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the threat of an escalation in Russia-Ukraine tensions will weigh on European stocks this week.

  • HSBC calls end of commodity supercycle

    Babak Kiani, Head of Portfolio Management for Multi-Asset at HSBC, says slowing global growth is one of the reasons why the commodity supercycle is coming to an end.

  • Don't forget how good US earnings are: Pro

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, says markets have more or less remained positive on the back of largely positive earnings results.

  • Why the BOE will put rates on hold this year

    Mark McFarland, gobal chief economist at Coutts, does not expect a rate hike in the U.S. amid a weak labor market, and disinflation feeding through from falling oil prices and a soft euro.

  • This is why stocks are rallying

    Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, attributes the stock rallies in Australia and Europe to a re-pricing according to declines in the local currencies, instead of market optimism.

  • All systems go for US stocks? Maybe not yet: Pro

    David Malpass, president of Encima Global, says the outlook for U.S. equities this year remains dependent on the domestic economy, which has seen patchy data this week.

  • Lamy: 'TTIP is a long haul negotiation'

    Pascal Lamy, former director-general at the World Trade organization from September 2006-August 2013, discuss the challenges for the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  • RBA will cut rates, but by how much?

    To surprise the market, the Australian central bank will need to announce a 50-basis-point interest rate cut, says Daniel Tenengauzer, head of Global FX & EM Strategy at Royal Bank of Canada.

  • Workers build a heliport on top of the BBVA Bancomer office tower in Mexico City, Dec. 10, 2014.

    Government bond yields in some emerging market countries will receive a bump from cheap oil, a fixed income manager said.

  • Tracking the rise of volatility

    Jeff Carbone, Founder and Senior Partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners, says the divergence in central bank policies will likely fuel more volatility in financial markets.

  • US official: TPA will facilitate TPP progress

    Stefan Selig, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, explains how the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will help to speed up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks.

  • A man pushes his tricycle taxi with a U.S flag on a street in Havana December 18, 2014.

    NY's Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

  • Low oil prices are unsustainable: Citi

    Steven Wieting, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank, says current prices of crude oil are at "un-sustainably low levels" that will "create great distress."

  • Tracking new trends in sovereign wealth funds

    Patrick Thomson, Global Head of Sovereigns at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says sovereign wealth funds are moving away from traditional reserve assets to invest in other asset classes such as real estate.

  • Oil rout sparking fears of credit event: Pro

    Jim Awad, Managing Director of Plimsoll Mark Capital, attributes the declines in global stock markets to the fear of a credit event occurring due to the unprecedented slide in oil prices.

  • World Bank: 'Cautiously optimistic about recovery'

    Ayhan Kose , Director of Development Prospects, World Bank, says global growth may be slow this year amid major downside risks like the rise of U.S. interest rates and volatility in commodity markets.

  • Bill Richardson

    After the hack of the U.S Central Command's social media sites, former diplomat Bill Richardson says the U.S. needs a cybersecurity policy.

  • How to position for more volatility this year

    Apart from stocks, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, recommends that investors look at diversified income assets, as 2015 may bring more volatility compared to last year.

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